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PCAOB And Accounting Firm Employees Charged With Misuse Of Confidential Data To Improve Firm’s Inspection Results
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

On January 22, 2018, the SEC announced civil charges against six certified public accountants for their role in an alleged scheme to misappropriate


Former Employees of Major Accounting Firm Subject to Criminal Charges and SEC Enforcement Action for Alleged Scheme to Use Nonpublic PCAOB Information for Firm’s Benefit
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2018

Five persons were criminally charged in a federal court in New York City with engaging in a scheme to illicitly obtain confidential information from


Reminders for Foreign Private Issuers for the 2018 Annual Reporting Season
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union
  • January 24 2018

This memorandum outlines certain considerations for foreign private issuers ("FPIs") in preparation for the 2018 annual reporting season. Part I of


SEC files charges against former PCAOB staff and former KPMG partnerscollateral impact?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2018

Yesterday, the SEC filed charges against six CPAs, including former staffers at the PCAOB and former partners of KPMG, arising out of “their


As President Xi’s Power Grows, So Does China’s Presence on World Stage
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • China
  • January 23 2018

In October 2017 at the Chinese Communist Party National Congress, President Xi Jinping consolidated his hold on power and cemented himself as what


Capital Markets & Public Companies Quarterly: 2018 Proxy Season Pointers, Disclosing the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” Shareholder Proposals and ICOs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 12 2018

The end of a year and beginning of the next generally starts the countdown to the public company proxy season. But before moving into 2018


Audit Committee and Auditor Oversight Update (November - December 2017)
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union
  • December 19 2017

This Update summarizes recent developments relating to public company Audit Committees and their oversight of financial reporting and of the


Audit Committee Update No. 41 (November-December 2017)
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • December 18 2017

On December 12, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the appointment of a new slate of Public Company Accounting Oversight Board


Guidance to Recent Changes to Auditor's Reports
  • Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (the "PCAOB") recently issued staff guidance providing direction for implementing the recently adopted


CAQ Report Shows ‘Encouraging’ Trends in Voluntary, Enhanced Audit Committee Disclosures
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

The Center for Audit Quality and Audit Analytics recently released their 2017 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer. As in past years, the 2017